Creative iMedia (ICT)
What study Creative iMedia (ICT)
The use of computers, electronic devices and smart phones impacts on our daily lives and employers in almost any of today’s industries who value a qualification which demonstrates that you can use technology effectively. You will complete a combination of three internally assessed units and an externally marked exam, giving you the opportunity to develop key skills important to your future academic studies and employment.
R081: External Exam—Pre-production skills (60 marks)
In preparation for the exam you will be taught about the varying forms of pre-production, their purpose and uses. You will also be taught how to create each pre-production document and apply them to real world scenarios. The skills and knowledge learnt during exam preparation can be applied across your coursework units.
R082: Coursework – Creating a digital graphic
During R082 learners will create a digital graphic, for example a Vinyl cover. You will learn where and why digital graphics are used and what techniques are involved in their creation. This unit will help develop learners understanding of client briefs, time frames and deadlines as part of the planning and creation process.
R085: Coursework – Creating a webpage
During R085 learners will understand the basics of creating a multipage website. Learners will demonstrate their creativity, combining components to create a functional, intuitive and aesthetically pleasing website. Learners will also explore the properties and features of multipage websites.
R087: Coursework – Creating an interactive multimedia product
During R087 learners will understand the basic of interactive multimedia products for the creative and digital media sector. You will learn why interactive multimedia products are used and what features are needed.
You will develop your research, investigation and presentation skills along with time management. Students will also develop their self-reflection skills and ability to work independently and to agreed deadlines.
How will my work be assessed?
The course is graded Pass, Merit, Distinction at Distinction* which is equivalent to a full GCSE. We aim to make lessons engaging and diverse through investigations, discussion and group work, along with independent challenges.
What future opportunities can this course lead to?
This course will enable you to continue your ICT skills development, providing a strong foundation to progress on to Level 3 ICT courses in subject areas including Creative and Digital Media and Web Development.
Who can I speak to for more information?
For further information about Computing please speak to your computing teacher